Andreas Ratig, former DFL boss and currently managing director at third division Viktoria Cologne, has shown understanding for the attitude of Bayern, in which Causa Robert Lewandowski has not yet announced any contract renewal. He justified this with age as well as the contract period of Poland.
“I do not understand the excitement at 1.5 years of contract,” said Rettig in the Sport1 -Doppelpass. From an economic point of view, it is comprehensible, “that they do not jump over every stick. In the knowledge of the framework, it belongs to the fact that we start to rake and do not bring the money with the wheelbarrow with the first wind.”
In addition, the times have changed, in which numerous international rivals could throw with money, emphasized Rettig and referred, among other things, the situation in the FC Chelsea, who is currently able to make no transfers due to the situation for still-owner Roman Abramovich. “I do not see where this great purchasing power should come.”
Lewandowski will be 35 years old at the end of the contract, “in which he wants to earn, that is certainly a package. So many are not snake, even if he is the world’s best striker,” Rettig continued and praised Lewandowski for his attitude Russian invasion in Ukraine.
After he had seemed clear position (“we must not accept what happens there, and must support Ukraine”), he recently finished his sponsoring with the Chinese technical company Huawei, according to the same media reports, according to Russia, his network was helped against Secure cyberattacks. “Great class what he did there.”
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Ex-Bavaria-Profi Markus Babbel spoke overlooking the FCB maker Oliver Kahn and Hasan Salihamidzic from a “probationary test”. “There are no no-names, but important players. The timing is all the decisive. I do not have to go immediately into the negotiations, but can take the players for a coffee. Also for FC Bayern, the conditions are just difficult for FC Bayern. The club will always insist and players will at some point. ” With the extensions of Kimmich, Goretzka and Coman have already been set.
Lewandowski, whose contract expires 2023, had caused a stir at the end of February when he clarified that no one has talked to him about an expansion of the contract. “I’ll hear that for the first time,” he said after the 1-0 victory of Bayern at Eintracht Frankfurt. Previously, sports board Salihamidzic had embedded by striker and assures that a sale in summer does not stand for the debate. “He’s on the way to shoot our team to titles, that’s why this is out of the question.”
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Lewandowski Ex-Consultant Maik Barthel confirmed in the departure in the sport picture that “Robert currently seems to disturb the FC Bayern something”. “Otherwise, it is not his way to comment on this. My experience with him and its environment shows: A change to another international top club – preferred Real Madrid – was always the goal. I still think it is possible!” The pole himself explained several times to want to play for at least five years, if the body participates.